[SSSD-users] 1.11.5 ddns failure on Ubuntu 14.04 [SOLVED]

Rowland Penny repenny241155 at gmail.com
Thu May 22 12:43:27 UTC 2014


On 22/05/14 13:38, John Hodrien wrote:
> On Thu, 22 May 2014, steve wrote:
>
>> /etc/hostname has to contain the fqdn, not the hostname. So now,
>> hostname
>> is wrong
>> but
>> hostname -s
>> and
>> hostname -f
>> return correctly.
>>
>> More importantly, the ddns updates go fine.
>> However, I'm sure that'll break something else somewhere else down 
>> the line.
>>
>> What is also worrying is that even with a non-updated DNS, we could 
>> still log in, reach the file server, get tickets etc.
>>
>> This is only on Ubuntu 14.04. openSUSE works fine with the short 
>> hostname in /etc/hostname.
>> Any comments?
>
> shorthostname in /etc/hosts as the primary is wrong.  fqdn should be 
> first
> entry, followed by aliases.
>
> hostname returning fqdn is correct behaviour.
>
> jh
>
Not on Ubuntu it isn't ;-)

hostname
clientname

hostname -f
clientname.domain.tld

hostname -s
clientname

hostname -d
domain.tld

Rowland


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